Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex will be here! i am seeing headlines such as: ‘CHICAGO COLDEST EVER! FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! -60° WIND CHILL MINNEAPOLIS.’ Note the all-caps, exclamation-pointed emphasis. When I read that headline, the first people we considered were the students at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and all the other campuses over which The Vortex will sweep (and has now already swept) this week.
It’s not such as the regular winter that is non-Vortexn’t currently triggered dilemmas right here within the north climes. Yesterday, I had to create a trip that is death-defying the frozen, icy tundra of my driveway within my spouse’s Honda CR-V. The snow and ice addressing my driveway that is concrete-paved would a pet D-9 bulldozer to split it loose. Nature is showing no mercy only at the start of 2019.
To facilitate my spouse’s venture towards the food store, we relocated her car to your end associated with driveway, which will oftimes be its parking that is new spot outside the storage, until all of this ice and snow loosens up — hopefully by June or July. The outside air temperature has been hovering simply above zero the 2009 week and also for the next three mornings, it’s going to be FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! ‘Just above zero’ reminds me of later comedian George Carlin’s bit while the Hippy Dippy Weatherman. He reported, ‘The temperature is zero. No weather today.’
Thus, I’ve been considering cool universities. For those of you high scho Continue reading “Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex will be here!”